In 2001, spurred by a nagging curiosity over a transcript of a
secretly recorded conversation he had come across in his research
on the German U-boat wars, historian Sönke Neitzel paid a visit
to the British national archives. He had heard of the existence
of recorded interrogations of German POWs, but never about covert
recordings taken within the confines of the holding cells,
bedrooms, and camps that housed the prisoners. What... more...